Chicken Rice Pilaf
3 c. chicken broth
1 c. brown rice
1/2 c. orzo
3 T olive oil
2 c. uncooked chicken breast, diced
1/2 medium onion, minced
2 t. dried parsley
1/2 t. garlic salt
1/4 t. black pepper
Heat 1 T oil in large sauce pan over med-hi. Add rice and saute until nutty, about five minutes.
Add broth, bring to a boil, cover and set timer for 30 minutes. Reduce heat to med-low.
In lg. skillet, saute onion in 1 T oil on med-hi for 3 minutes.
Add orzo and saute five minutes until slightly browned.
Add to rice when there are 20 minutes left on the timer. Add hot water 1//4 cup at a time as needed if the rice and orzo mixture becomes too dry before it’s cooked all the way.
In skillet, add 1 T oil, chicken, parsley, garlic salt and pepper and saute until browned and cooked through, about 10 minutes.
Add chicken to rice and orzo mix during the last 5 minutes of cooking. If you prefer your rice a little softer, add 5 minutes to the total cooking time.